Poll Update

Barack Obama Favorable Rating - Very Unfavorable 36%, Very Favorable 29% (YouGov/Economist 9/1-9/3/12)

Population 1,000 Adults
Margin of Error ±4.2 percentage points
Polling Method Internet
Source YouGov/Economist [PDF]
This poll asked respondents 11 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 29%
2 Somewhat Favorable 19%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 9%
4 Very Unfavorable 36%
5 Undecided 7%

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Right Direction 24%
2 Wrong Track 59%
3 Undecided 17%

Mitt Romney Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 21%
2 Somewhat Favorable 19%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 18%
4 Very Unfavorable 31%
5 Undecided 11%

Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Strongly Favorable 26%
Somewhat Favorable 14%
Somewhat Unfavorable 11%
Strongly Unfavorable 34%
Undecided 16%

Joe Biden Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very Favorable 17%
Somewhat Favorable 24%
Somewhat Unfavorable 12%
Very Unfavorable 32%
Undecided 14%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Strongly Approve 14%
2 Somewhat Approve 22%
3 Somewhat Disapprove 10%
4 Strongly Disapprove 40%
5 Undecided 13%

Obama Job Approval - Health

Asked of 1000 Adults
Strongly Approve 24%
Somewhat Approve 17%
Somewhat Disapprove 7%
Strongly Disapprove 39%
Undecided 13%

Congress Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 8%
Neither 17%
Disapprove 65%
Undecided 10%

2012 National House Race

Asked of 1000 Adults
Democrat 40%
Not Voting 11%
Other 2%
Republican 32%
Undecided 16%

2012 General Election: Romney vs. Obama

Asked of 737 Registered Voters
Obama I 47%
Other 3%
Romney 46%
Undecided 4%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 43%
Disapprove 48%
Undecided 9%
Asked of 378 Adults - Democrat
Approve 76%
Disapprove 17%
Undecided 6%